Rocky Mountain PBS I-News

I-News is the public service journalism arm of Rocky Mountain PBS and works in collaboration with news media throughout Colorado.

You can learn more about I-News at www.inewsnetwork.org.

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8:02am

Wed January 23, 2013
Series: Losing Ground

Stark Health Disparities For Colorado's Minorities

Six-month-old Isaac Cabanas-Saucedo nibbles on his toe as Dr. Carolyn Chen, a physician at Clinica Family Health Services in Adams County, Colo., examines him on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013
Joe Mahoney The iNews Network

Lucero Barrios is Latina and a new mother –circumstances that place her squarely in a group of people affected by a shocking reality in Colorado: A Hispanic baby born in this state is 63 percent more likely than a white baby to die in the first year of life.

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7:15am

Tue January 22, 2013
Series: Losing Ground

A Changing Economy: Opportunity Lost Amid Manufacturing Downturn

Archival Photo. In the late 1960s, the giant CF&I steel plant on the southern end of Pueblo was the economic driving engine and racial equalizer with 13,000 jobs for Colorado’s southernmost large city. Two decades later, most of those jobs disappeared
The Denver Public Library

4:45am

Mon January 21, 2013
Series: Losing Ground

Single Parenthood: A Major Factor In Poverty

Angel Castro's son, Aaron, 3, watches a movie while Castro feeds his sister, Alexis, 17 months, at their Englewood, CO apartment. Castro, 28, a single mother relying heavily on public assistance, quit her part-time job after losing childcare for the two
Joe Mahoney The iNews Network

Angel Castro’s days teeter between determination and desperation. She is 28, impoverished, scarred from a chaotic childhood and adolescence, raising two young children alone.

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7:58am

Sun January 20, 2013
Series: Losing Ground

In Income, Poverty, Education, and Home Ownership Colorado's Minorities Are Losing Ground

Archival photo, Limon Correctional Facility. In 2010, about one in every 20 black men were incarcerated in Colorado state prisons compared to one out of every 50 Latino men and one of every 150 white men, according to an I-News analysis
The Denver Public Library

By some of the most important measures of social progress, black and Latino residents of Colorado have lost ground compared to white residents in the decades since the civil rights movement.

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9:00am

Thu November 8, 2012

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